Tag Archives: Ministry of Agriculture

SVG SOIL ANALYSIS

Three preliminary recommendations have been put forward, in relation to the application of fertilizer for the soil here in St. Vincent  and the Grenadines, based on analysis conducted at the Soil laboratory at Campden Park. The Laboratory was established as part of a project dubbed: Strengthening Farmers’ Organizations and Improving Fruit and Vegetable Production Technology…. Continue Reading →

NATIONAL STAKEHOLDERS PLATFORM AND COCONUT

The Ministry of Agriculture will be renewing its effort this year to revitalize the local Coconut Industry. This commitment was given by Diversification Officer in the Ministry Colville King, who said the National Stakeholders Platform is expected to play a significant role in the revitalization of the nation’s Coconut Industry. Mr. King said this year… Continue Reading →

COCONUT INDUSTRIES AND AGRICULTURE

The Ministry of Agriculture said it wants to see growth in local cottage industries for them to grow into bigger commercial enterprises. This statement was made by Colville King, the Diversification Officer in the Ministry of Agriculture, as he delivered remarks at the opening of a recent Coconut Exhibition in Kingstown. The Exhibition was hosted… Continue Reading →

YOUTH PROJECT

The Overland Progressive Youth Group, which was established in February this year, is making progress in marketing crops produced by its members. The group was established by the Youth Affairs Division in the Ministry of Social Development, as part of a Youth-In-Agriculture Pilot Programme. It is currently made up of some 17 young persons, in… Continue Reading →

WFD EXHIBITION

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Raymond Ryan, said the Ministry of Agriculture is committed to the global thrust to eliminate hunger and poverty at the global level. He was speaking at this morning’s the World Food Day Exhibition being held at Heritage Square under the theme “Our Actions Are Our Future – a… Continue Reading →

WORLD FOOD DAY

The Ministry of Agriculture has established a committee chaired by Leroy Jackson, to co-ordinate activities being planned to commemorate World Food Day this year. World Food Day will be observed on Tuesday October 16th, under the theme: Our actions are our future – A Zero Hunger World is possible by 2030. The Ministry says the… Continue Reading →

SVG WCSS FORUM

St. Vincent and the Grenadines was represented at the 21st World Congress of Soil Science (WCSS) held in Brazil from August 12th to 17th. Expert on Soil Analysis and Instructor on Plant Protection and Quarantine, in the Ministry of Agriculture, Renrick Williams, attended the forum. The event is hosted every four years by the International… Continue Reading →